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Westermeyer selected for Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties program

Joey Westermeyer, a graduate student studying aerospace engineering, was selected as a fellow for the Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties program. The program inducts “20 of the brightest, most driven…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 1, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students   

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2 College of Engineering Students Selected for Brooke Owens Fellowship

College of Engineering students Sindhu Belki and Zariah Orr are two of 47 undergraduate students in the nation selected for the Brooke Owens Fellowship, a nationally acclaimed nonprofit program that…


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: March 1, 2024    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Students   

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8 Individuals Receive Premier Awards, UA’s Top Honors    /  UA News

The annual Premier Awards honor members of The University of Alabama community who exemplify the highest standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character. The 2024 recipients have made outstanding contributions to the…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: February 28, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Students, UA News   

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Reeder selected as Outstanding Fall 2023
Co-op Student

Kymberly Reeder, a junior majoring in architectural engineering with a minor in engineering positive and intentional change, has been selected as the Outstanding Fall 2023 Co-op Student.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: January 31, 2024    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Students   

Ringing in a New Ceremony for the College of Engineering

Graduation is a special time for students of all majors. It’s a time to reflect on one’s educational journey and accomplishments. It’s a time to celebrate with family and friends. And, for most graduates, it’s a time to look toward the future and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead.


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: December 16, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Students,    /    Features:     

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Two UA Seniors Awarded Mitchell Scholarships    /  UA News

University of Alabama seniors Anika Cho, of Beaverton, Oregon, and Owen Emerson, of Huntsville, are two of 12 college students from around the nation to receive the U.S.-Ireland Alliance’s George J….


Author: Bryant Welbourne    /    Published: November 29, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Students, UA News   

Roy Named 2023 ASC/DEStech Award in Composites Winner

Dr. Samit Roy, the William D. Jordan professor of aerospace engineering and mechanics, has been selected by the American Society for Composites (ASC) as the recipient of the 2023 ASC/DEStech Award in Composites.


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: October 20, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

Su Named to Class of 2024 AIAA Associate Fellows

Dr. Weihua Su has been selected as one of the 2024 associate fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


Author: Sarah Chase    /    Published: October 9, 2023    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

UA Professors Get CAREER Boost    /  UA News

Two engineering professors at The University of Alabama received national recognition for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: September 21, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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A College of Engineering Honors 2023 Distinguished Fellows

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — The University of Alabama College of Engineering recently honored six alumni and one friend of the College by inducting them into its 2023 class of Distinguished Engineering…


Author: Anna Claire Toxey    /    Published: May 4, 2023    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Events   

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In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.